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NIH: NIH Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA)(R25)PAR-17-339

Sponsor: NIH
Internal Deadline: 05/04/2018
Institutional Submission Limit: 1
Sponsor Deadline: 06/08/2018
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NIH: NIH Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA)(R25)PAR-17-339

The NIH Research Education Program (R25) supports research education activities in the mission areas of the NIH. The over-arching goal of this NIGMS R25 program is to support educational activities that complement and/or enhance the training of a workforce to meet the nation’s biomedical, behavioral and clinical research needs.

To this end, this funding opportunity announcement (FOA) encourages the development of innovative educational activities for pre-kindergarten to grade 12 (P-12), pre-service and in-service teachers (Teachers) and students from underserved communities with a focus on Courses for Skills Development, Research Experiences, Mentoring Activities, Curriculum or Methods Development and Outreach.

Information on current SEPA projects can be found at: and

Applicants are strongly encouraged to consult with the SEPA Scientific/Research Contact to be advised on the appropriateness of the intended P-12 STEM or ISE project for SEPA program objectives and the priorities of the NIGMS.

USC may only submit one application in response to this program announcement. Your application submission MUST be coordinated with the Office of the Vice President for Research. Please send a standard NIH formatted biosketch and a two page abstract via email to Richard White ( by May 4, 2018.

NIH indicates that a letter of intent is REQUIRED by June 8, 2018 and a full proposal is due by July 9, 2018. For more information:

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